Police identify people involved in deadly Bethel shooting - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Police identify people involved in deadly Bethel shooting

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Police said 77-year-old Charles Cristofalo is dead after a shooting on Governor's Lane in Bethel on Friday. (WFSB) Police said 77-year-old Charles Cristofalo is dead after a shooting on Governor's Lane in Bethel on Friday. (WFSB)
BETHEL, CT (WFSB) -

Police have identified involved in a shooting that left one person dead in Bethel on Friday afternoon.

Sources with knowledge of the investigation told Eyewitness News that a landlord tenant eviction dispute lead to a deadly shooting at 11 Governor’s Ln.

Dispatch received a 911 hang up from that home around 3 p.m. When dispatch called back, police said no one answered the phone.

Upon arrival, officers heard a gunshot. Inside the home, 77-year-old Charles Cristofalo was found dead.

Police said 68-year-old Ahn Cristofalo and 56-year-old Thai Pham were rushed to the hospital.  Police did not release their conditions on Saturday.

Police said all three people had been shot.

The deadly shooting was called a "domestic incident" by Bethel First Selectman Matt Knickerbocker.  

Sources with knowledge of the investigation said the incident appears to be a murder suicide attempt over a land lord tenant eviction dispute.

The Connecticut State Police Western District Major Crime is assisting in the investigation. 

Police said the investigation is still on going, however they added there is no threat to the public.  

The warrant has been sealed in the case. No further information was released by police.

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